A well-maintained lawn is central to your home’s curb appeal and even adds to the value of your property. However, your turfgrass lawn is more than just eye candy. It provides a variety of environmental and health benefits. devils-den asked Dan Sandor, a postdoctoral associate in turfgrass science at the University of Minnesota, to tell […]
If there’s one thing many of us feel we need, it’s more kitchen storage space. It seems like there’s always some new doodad to buy for the kitchen. And putting it all somewhere can get to be a challenge. But that’s why they invented fold-away kitchen storage. These design elements are defined by how they […]
West Elm has long been a go-to choice for anyone who prefers a modern aesthetic. You can find its furniture and textiles in homes across the country. But it isn’t settling for making its mark on the residential domain. It’s now pushing into the commercial space through a new partnership with Steelcase.
Designers are always looking for ways to incorporate color into spaces. And for a good reason: Shots of bright color add visual interest and a playful feel to any room. One new way people are using color is with colorful grout. Once simply a way to seal the spacing between tiles, grout is taking on […]
You may have heard of monochrome decorating schemes, or decorating using one color. But tone on tone takes the idea of decorating in one color and refines it. The style uses different shades, tones and textures in more precise ways. The essence of tone on tone color is taking a certain color and using slightly […]
We love the look of a colorful front door to welcome guests into our home. Perhaps our front door is like our home’s jewelry — adding a little sparkle to the curb appeal. Painting your front door is one of the quickest (and prettiest) ways to change up your home’s exterior. Front door colors can […]
If you’re trying to save money, which bathing option uses more water? How can you tell? Comparing a shower to a bath is like comparing apples to oranges. That’s because you measure showers by duration (how long the water is running while you’re in the shower), but you measure baths by the amount of water […]
It’s no secret that walk-in closets are one of the most valued home features. However, you may be surprised at the lengths we’ll go to for storage space. The State of Stuff in America, a new survey by MakeSpace, polled over 1,000 men and women and found the following: 50% claim they would be willing […]
Have you ever had a shower outside on a sunny, warm day? It’s a great way to refresh yourself when it’s hot. Plus, if you live near the beach, an outdoor shower makes it easy to rinse the sand off before going indoors. These outdoor shower ideas are an easy project that can add to your patio or yard, enhance the beauty of your landscaping and add value to your home.